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Definition of "seven-league boots" []

  • Fairy-tale boots enabling the wearer to reach seven leagues at a stride. (noun)

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Use "seven-league boots" in a sentence
  • "She had grown, put on seven-league boots which threatened to leave him behind, outstripped; he felt his inadequacy then more keenly, watching her, than ever he had in a life filled with a gnawing, obsessive doubt of his courage."
  • "The Virtuoso calls his attention to the seven-league boots of childhood mythology, and Hawthorne replies, “I could show you quite as curious a pair of cowhide boots at the transcendental community of Brook Farm.”"
  • "Or seven-league boots for jumping from the conservatory to the road. '"